Goose River Lodge Masonic Scholarship:  Seniors planning to attend Mayville State University.  Based upon high school experience and future plans.  Due: May 11th   

P.E.O. Scholarship: awarded to a MPCG senior female planning to attend Mayville State University based upon scholastic standing, character, leadership qualities, and personality. Amount: $500  Due: April 30th.  Return application to the school counselor.


Traill County Crop Improvement Association:  Senior pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field.  Applicant’s family must be a resident of Traill County.  Amount: $500 (4)  Due: April 30th.  PO Box 730, Hillsboro, ND 58045  (701) 636-5665


Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program:  Students enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate grant in program in Fall 2017.  Demonstrate financial need by being Pell Grant eligible.  Amount: $2500 (1020)  Due: June 15th.  Apply at:


VFW Post 4221 Doris M. Yates Scholarship: Student planning to attend a college or technical school. High scholastic achievement is not required for eligibility. Based upon work experience, extra-curricular involvement, and financial need.  Amount: $1000   Due: April 13th. Address: Dolores Johnson 420 1st St. NM, Mayville, ND 58257


American Legion Riders Scholarship:  District #8 American Legion Riders will be awarding 5-$1000.00 scholarships to graduating ND students that are planning to continue their education. Must be the son/daughter of the following: military, wounded warrior, disabled vet, survivor of a military KIA.  Amount: $1000 (5),  Due: May 15th


Traill County Farm Bureau Scholarship:  Seniors who are residents of Traill County and have parents holding a Traill County Farm Bureau membership, or planning on majoring in agriculture-related studies in college or technical school.  Preference will be given to applicants whose parents are involved in an ag-related industry and to students involved in ND Farm Bureau.  Minimum GPA of 2.5.  Amount:  $500 (4), Due: April 20th  PO Box 281, Portland, ND 58274  (701) 788-8880


May-Port CG Dollars for Scholars:   Seniors apply electronically by going to .  Go to the parent-student tab in order to register.  You are asked to submit a 300-word essay about career objective and future goals.  If you run into problems, click on the support tab on the left hand side of the screen or come see me.  In addition, applicants need to turn into the school a form detailing their volunteer experiences throughout high school. Application due date: April 15th.  Don’t wait until the last day because transcripts and a reference will need to be uploaded.


R&J Broadcasting, Inc. Scholarship:  Students interested in radio broadcasting careers including advertising sales, web/social media development, entertainment programming, marketing, promotions, news reporting and administrative support.  Sample writing of at least three pages, two letters of recommendation, and 500-word essay on why applicant wishes to pursue a career in broadcast/communications media.  Amount: $500 (2). Due: March 31st.  R&J Broadcasting Inc., 312 West Main Street, Ada, MN 56510.  Application at:



Traill County Farmers Union Scholarship: Available to either a senior or a college student enrolling in a college or university in ND or MN. Parents must be members of Traill County Farmers Union. Two character references and a 100-word essay about career and life goals required.  Amount: $250 (4). Due: May 10th  . Address: Richard Gehrke, Box 759, Hillsboro, ND 58045.


Rove Pest Control Scholarship:   Applicants must be attending college by the Fall 2018 semester and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration.  Special consideration will be given to students studying entomology or a related field.  Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.  Amount: $500,  Due: Dec 31st Apply at


American Crystal Sugar Company Scholarship:  Senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Mathematics, or Technology.  Based on an essay, extra-curricular activities, and community service. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Amount:  $1000  Due:  April 21st.    (218) 236-4492  


American Crystal Sugar Company Scholarship:  Senior planning to attend a technical/vocational school in the area of Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Mathematics, or Technology.  Based on an essay, extra-curricular activities, and community service. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Amount:  $500  Due:  April 21st.    (218) 236-4492  


Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship:  Students who currently attend or plan to attend a North Dakota college or university.  Preference given but not limited to, students in water-related fields and students whose families have taken active roles in the state’s water resource management.  Amount: $1500 (one male and one female)  Due: April 2nd


Associated General Contractors of North Dakota: For students interested in pursuing a career in Construction Management or Construction Engineering at NDSU Amount: $1500, or Civil Engineering. Building Construction, Architectural Drafting, Diesel Tech. or Welding Tech. at NDSCS or Bismarck State College.  Amount: $750.  Due: April 27th . Apply at or


ND Academic and Career &Technical Education Scholarships:  Seniors planning to attend college in North Dakota and meet the academic criteria for either of these $6000 scholarships can apply online between Jan. 2nd  – June 1st  at:  Late applications will not be accepted. Students eligible via ACT score do not need to send score reports unless they have an ACT score for a test taken after the March testing date. Students must then get the result to DPI before the June 2nd  deadline. Students eligible via WorkKeys assessments must send a copy of WorkKeys Skill Reports to the address listed below:

ND Department of Public Instruction   OR  Fax To: Attn: ND Scholarship Program

Teacher & School Effectiveness Unit                       (701) 328-0201

600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201

Bismarck, ND 58505-0440


North Dakota Association of Counties Scholarship:  Open to students who have a parent or grandparent employed by a county in North Dakota. This includes elected county officials, appointed officials, full-time employees, and permanent part-time employees. Based on leadership Honors, Personal Statements and academic achievement.  Amount: $2000 (6).  Due: June 8th .  NDACo Scholarship Fund, c/o Institute of Local Government, PO Box 877, Bismarck ND 58502, (800) 932-8730  Apply at:


North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association:  Seniors enrolling in Bismarck State College’s Water & Treatment Technology program OR a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee, OR elected city/rural water system official. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents.  Based on career goals, leadership activities, financial need and an essay.  Amount: $8000 in scholarships, Due: April 28th.   2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503, (800) 349-6951.


Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar Athlete of the Month:  Recognizing student athletes who excel in athletics as well as academics.  Junior or senior athlete who has earned a varsity letter in a sport, achieved a 3.5 GPA, and lives in eastern ND or northwestern MN.  Amount: $500 scholarship awarded each month.  Apply at:


Alert Magazine Scholarship:  Write an essay (650 – 800 words) about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse. Discuss how it was dealt with, what you learned from the experience, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled.  Senior with a 2.5 GPA.  Amount:  $500   Mail your essay, transcripts, photo, name, phone number, address, and school name to: Alert Magazine, Attn: Scholarship, P.O. Box 4833  Boise, ID 83711    1-800-398-0842

North Dakota Scholars Program: 20 – 25  tuition scholarships (at the state school rate) given to students attending an in-state college. The scholarship is based on ACT scores and class rank. The top 5% of scorers on ACT (usually 32) taken between October and June 31st of the student’s junior year qualify.